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Teen on hacking charges

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Reuben - not his real name, because he is facing computer hacking-related charges in Auckland's Youth Court - is a new breed of digital delinquent: young, smart and with the power to unlock all your secrets.

Europe Goes Gently on P2P Piracy

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A law banning digital distribution of copyright movies and music went into effect last week in Sweden, but enforcing the new law and others like it around Europe isn't proving easy.

U.S. high-speed Internet use up 34 percent in 2004

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High-speed Internet use by U.S. businesses and households rose 34 percent in 2004 to 37.9 million lines, the Federal Communications Commission said Thursday.

Google Wins 'Typosquatting' Dispute

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An Internet arbitrator has awarded Google Inc. the rights to several Web site addresses that relied on typographical errors to exploit the online search engine's popularity so computer viruses and other malicious software could be unleashed on unsuspecting visitors.

ICANN to lift price caps on .net domains

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Owners of .net Web addresses may face higher registry fees in the future--but not until 2007.

Email traffic doubled after London bomb blasts

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Email traffic has doubled in Europe today after four bombs exploded in central London.

Safe browser an oxymoron?

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CERT security analyst Art Manion warns that all Web browsers now face similar threats--and some even share similar design features.

A Week Without Internet

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Cox Communications Inc. said yesterday that some of its Northern Virginia customers were unable to access the Internet after June 22, when the company began upgrading its high-speed service.

Blog Bares Sex Offender's Demons

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An ominous online journal maintained by accused kidnapper Joseph Duncan becomes a forum in the wake of his alleged crimes, as revolted web surfers condemn the convicted sexual predator.

More arrests, computers seized in FBI piracy bust

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The Justice Department seized hundreds of computers and arrested four people in an international crackdown on Internet pirates illegally distributing copyrighted video games, software and first-run movies, such as the latest episode of "Star Wars."

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